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[UK-Scotland] Supermarkets removing cigarettes from stores and selling them in petrol stations to avoid tobacco tax

CRAFTY supermarket bosses are to exploit a legal loophole to scupper a Scottish Government tax on tobacco. Sainsbury's said they will stop selling cigarettes and tobacco in three main stores but will keep selling the products in attached petrol stations
Daily Record and Sunday Mail (uk)
added Jun 26, 2012 03:28

[UK-Scotland] Imperial Tobacco launch challenge to display ban

Imperial Tobacco, who manufacture such brands as Lambert & Butler, Golden Virginia and Rizla, have launched the challenge to the ban due to concerns over the cost to retailers and a potential increase in illegal tobacco trade. Imperial believe the ban i
Edinburgh Journal (uk)
added Nov 21, 2012 16:39

[Canada, UK-Scotland] MSPs told similar car smoking ban led to 10% cut in number of children exposed to secondhand smoke

MSPs who passed legislation to ban smoking in cars that are carrying children were told that the only similar legal intervention resulted a ten per cent cut in the proportion of youngsters exposed..."There is some evidence from Canada that legislative in
Herald Scotland (The Herald and Sunday Herald) (uk)
added Dec 19, 2015 16:09

[UK-Scotland] SGF comes out against advertising bans for e-cigs

PROPOSALS to give the Scottish government wide-ranging powers to ban the advertising of electronic cigarettes have been strongly opposed by the Scottish Grocers Federation (SGF)...SGF answered the Committee’s call for evidence on the draft Bill with a su
Asian Trader (uk)
added Aug 7, 2015 09:37

[UK-Scotland] Tobacco chief fires up debate over duty

Jorge da Motta, the UK chief executive of JTI ... believes that if the Scottish Government received the level of duty coming in from tobacco sales, which helps fund public services, ministers would think again about bringing in anti-tobacco policies
The Scotsman (uk)
added Jan 6, 2014 10:30

[UK-Scotland] LAZARUS: Scotland's stupidity over plain packaging for cigarettes

Yet what Mr Matheson and bellicose campaigners fail to understand is that the generations they wish to protect from those nasty big tobacco companies will smoke, just as countless generations have done so before them. Indeed, it has always been the case
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added Nov 12, 2013 17:15

[Australia, Indonesia, UK-Scotland] Cigarette packs ‘could see whisky in trade war’

SCOTCH whisky could be dragged into a tit-for-tat trade war because of plans to ­introduce plain packaging for cigarettes in Scotland and the rest of the UK, MPs fear. The Indonesian government has proposed forcing Australian wine to be sold in plain pa
The Scotsman (uk)
added May 13, 2014 16:35

[UK-Scotland] Teenagers 'think slim cigarettes are safer' says report

Young teenagers rate slimline cigarettes as stylish, feminine and possibly safer than regular brands, say researchers. Thinner cigarettes were generally seen as weaker, more palatable, and less harmful by a focus group of 15-year-olds from Glasgow.
The Independent (uk)
added Nov 11, 2013 14:13

[UK-Scotland] Does Smoking Reduction in Midlife Reduce Mortality Risk? Results of 2 Long-Term Prospective Cohort Studies of Men and Women in Scotland [FREE FULL TEXT]

These inconclusive results support the view that reducing cigarette consumption should not be promoted as a means of reducing mortality, although it may have a valuable role as a step toward smoking cessation.
American Journal of Epidemiology
added Jul 5, 2013 00:07

[UK-Scotland] Anti-smoking groups call for e-cigarette regulation

ANTI-SMOKING groups in Scotland have spoken of an urgent need to regulate the use of e-cigarettes ... The Medicines and Healthcare Regulatory Authority (MHRA) is due to publish guidance next month which could effectively ban their use across the UK.
Herald Scotland (The Herald and Sunday Herald) (uk)
added Apr 24, 2013 09:52
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